ATWOOD MAGAZINE: MICHAEL McARTHUR LAMENTS ON THE DARK SIDE OF LOVE WITH "EVER GREEN, EVER RAIN"

McArthur paints love as a “dancer without a partner” over a waltzing, hushed beat, bringing his imaginative lyricism to the forefront. Wrapped up in a neat three minutes, “Ever Green, Ever Rain” is brimming with analogies and personifications that prove McArthur’s profound introspection. Read More

FOR FOLK'S SAKE: INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL McARTHUR

He makes his full-length debut with 2019’s Ever Green, Ever Rain, an album that’s by turns warm, woozy, and wistful. The album shows the full range not only of McArthur’s voice — a gorgeous instrument that soars and swoons, flecked with vibrato and palpable emotion — but his songwriting, too, bouncing from the soft acoustics of “Elaine” to the percussive pulse of “Save Me From the Fire”. Read More

The Lakelander: "Handmade Sound"

The soulful and profound music of of Michael McArthur is a familiar sound to the Lakeland community. When we last sat down with this local singer/songwriter, McArthur had just released his self-produced EP, Magnolia, and performed with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra at the Polk Theatre. It’s safe to say he has stayed busy since and we’re thrilled to be one of the first to let you in on what he’s been working on. Read More

HUFFINGTON POST: MICHAEL McARTHUR'S VOICE MAKES YOU WISH HE WAS SINGING ABOUT YOU

Ditching a stable job in exchange for a turbulent career in music is the path that many artists must take. When Michael McArthur left the restaurant business that he and his brother started together 6 years ago, his future was still uncertain. Now, with a voice that could swoon an alligator, the Florida native has earned his place on the stage... Read More

HUFFINGTON POST: MICHAEL McARTHUR RELEASES NEW TRACK, "GOODBYE LOVER"

There is something to be said about solo artists who stay loyal to their acoustic roots. Armed with nothing but a stellar voice and an acoustic guitar, Michael McArthur is peacefully navigating his way through the tumultuous river of the music industry. With a voice that dances up your spine leaving chills in its wake, McArthur is blessed with the ever-coveted gift of song. In additon to his innate talents, he has also cultivated his skills as a guitarist and songwriter, becoming a perfectly contained and self-sustained artist... Read more